Liebrandt (Sort of) Linked to Montrachet; First Pulitzer for a Food Critic

L.A. Weeklys Jonathan Gold is the first food writer to win a Pulitzer Prize in criticism. (Links to some of his recent reviews included.) [L.A. Weekly]

Work is going on at Montrachet, and owner Drew Nieporent is seen in public with brilliant unemployed chef Paul Liebrandt, lending some possible credence to the rumored Liebrandt-helmed relaunch of the place. [Eater]

Yeah, theres some good food to be had in London, but the citys still not there yet. [NYT]
Related: Has the Food Over There Really Become Edible? [NYM]

This Saturday is A Taste of Chinatown, an eating tour with dozens of restaurants offering small, cheap items; Off the Broiler supplies a tasting map and images from last year's event. [Off the Broiler]
Related: The Everything Guide to Chinatown [NYM]

Eating cured meats like bacon leads to lung disease? The industry disagrees. [Reuters]

Reverse suburbanification comes to the LES as Cocoa Bar brings its depressing Park Slope culture with it. [Gawker]